Changes in the Permanent Employment System in Japan, 1982-1997

By Yukari Matsuzuka

© 2002 – Routledge

128 pages

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Hardback: 9780415931830
pub: 2001-11-30
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This study hypothesizes that the permanent employment system in Japan declined during the country's economic downturn in the 1990's. Contrary to expectation, the study finds that employment duration did not decrease, but increased especially for older workers in larger firms.

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General